Shoulder and Elbow Conditions Treated and Surgeries Performed

All shoulder and elbow conditions, even the most rare and difficult, are treated at Yale. The most common conditions:

  • Arthritis Fractures and Dislocations 
  • Instability 
  • Tendon Injuries 
  • Sports Injuries 
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfers Elbow 
  • Rotator Cuff Tears 
  • Swimmer Shoulder 
  • Tendonitis 
  • Bursitis
 A list of the most common procedures performed include:


Acromioclavicular Reconstruction to Latissimus Dorsi Transfer

  • Acromioclavicular Reconstruction 
  • Biceps Repair and Tenodesis 
  • Capsular Shift 
  • Cartilage Replacement and Transfer 
  • Coracoid Transfer (Latarjet) 
  • Distal Biceps Repair 
  • Eden Lange Transfer 
  • Elbow Arthroscopic capsular release and osteocapsular arthroplasty 
  • Elbow Arthroscopy 
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction (ulnar collateral and lateral collateral) 
  • Elbow Replacement 
  • Interposition Arthroplasty 
  • Labral Repair 
  • Latissimus Dorsi Transfer

Muscle Transfer Procedures to Tommy John Surgery

  • Muscle Transfer Procedures 
  • Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Fractures 
  • Pectoralis Major Transfer 
  • Percutaneous Pinning 
  • Plating 
  • Radial Head Replacement 
  • Resurfacing Replacement 
  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement 
  • Revision Surgery 
  • Rotator Cuff Repair 
  • Scapulothoracic Arthroscopy 
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy 
  • Shoulder Replacement 
  • Tommy John Surgery